JUBA — South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit has reconstituted state parliaments of the country’s Central Equatoria and Lakes states, just immediately after reconstituting Western Equatoria state parliament.
In a Republican decree read out on the state-owned South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation (SSBC), the South Sudan head of state appointed Peter Wani Elia of the SPLM-IO as the speaker of Central Equatoria parliament.
He also appointed Salam Al Haj Babala of the ruling SPLM-IG party as deputy speaker of CES parliament.
The South Sudanese head of state also appointed tens of politicians representing various stakeholders of the revitalized peace agreement as members of Central Equatoria state parliament.
In a separate decree, Kiir reconstitutes the Lakes state parliament, but only appointed Amel Adior of the SPLM-IG as the deputy speaker snubbing yo appoint the speaker. He also appointed several politicians as members of the parliament.